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Upcoming contemporary artists over 50

Here you will find contemporary artists worldwide who are over the age of 50 years, born after 1850 and have taken over the past year the highest percentage gain in attention in the art scene.
A score of 100 points in the year before is one condition for the selection, as well as an overall score of at least 2000 in the years since 2004.



ranking name nation lives in born born in medium total AR-points gain 2017
1 Rasheed Araeen PK London 1935 Karachi sculpture 2540 187.9%
 
2 Paul Nash GB London 1889 London painting 2289 83.7%
 
3 Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker MA Brussels 1960 Mechelen painting 2137 79.2%
 
4 Michelle Stuart US Los Angeles 1938 Los Angeles mixed media 2029 74.9%
 
5 Liz Magor CA Vancouver 1948 Winnipeg sculpture 2505 72.6%
 
6 Stanley Whitney US New York 1946 Philadelphia painting 2206 68.6%
 
7 Carmen Herrera CU New York 1915 Havana painting 2434 60%
 
8 Hassan Sharif UA Dubai 1951 Dubai mixed media 2648 58.7%
 
9 Giorgio Griffa IT Turin 1936 Turin painting 2824 55.2%
 
10 Manuel Ocampo PH Berkeley 1965 Quezon City painting 4156 53.1%
 
11 John Akomfrah GB London 1957 Accra, Ghana video / film 5144 51.8%
 
12 Heidi Bucher CH Brunnen 1926 Winterthur mixed media 2045 50.2%
 
13 Alexander Kluge DE Berlin 1932 Halberstadt video / film 2562 49.3%
 
14 Judith Scott US Oakland 1943 sculpture 2025 47%
 
15 Gordon Parks US New York 1912 Fort Scott, KA photography 3938 46.3%
 
16 Rina Banerjee IN New York 1963 New Delhi sculpture 2497 45.2%
 
17 Rufino Tamayo MX Mexico Stadt 1899 Oaxaca de Juárez painting 2989 44.3%
 
18 Jac Leirner BR Sao Paulo 1961 Sao Paulo mixed media 3468 44.2%
 
19 Brigitte Kowanz AT Vienna 1957 Vienna installation 4339 43.3%
 
20 Martin Beck AT New York 1963 Bludenz mixed media 2503 42.7%
 
21 Barbara Kasten US Chicago 1936 Chicago painting 2677 42.2%
 
22 Noa Eshkol IL Holon 1924 Kibbutz Degania Bet mixed media 2203 42.2%
 
23 Senga Nengudi US Colorado Springs 1943 Chicago sculpture 2619 41.7%
 
24 Anni Albers DE USA 1899 mixed media 3308 41.4%
 
25 Frank Lloyd Wright US Phoenix 1867 Richland Center architecture 3888 38.4%
 
26 Keiichi Tanaami JP Tokyo 1936 Tokyo mixed media 2493 37.9%
 
27 Wendelien van Oldenborgh NL Rotterdam 1962 Rotterdam installation 2986 36.7%
 
28 John Divola US Riverside, CA 1949 Los Angeles photography 2448 36.3%
 
29 Liliana Porter AR New York 1941 sculpture 4539 36%
 
30 Pedro G. Romero ES Sevilla 1964 Aracena performance 2048 35.8%